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Carers can often feel isolated and not know where to turn but an event at The Forum hopes to offer support.

A system to rescue crew members who fall overboard – designed to help people who suffer cardiac arrests – has been developed by a boat builder.

A woman who has taken up a new and unique apprenticeship at an NHS research institute has said how proud she is to work for the organisation.

North Norfolk is once again celebrating a stellar year after it retained all of its prestigious Blue Flag beach awards, making it to most successful in the East of England.

East Anglian bean to bar chocolate maker scoops accolades at 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards.

A specialist team from the region’s mental health trust which helps people at hospital is now able to offer faster help to more patients after the service more than doubled in size.

Money raised through a charitable scheme at a Norfolk crematorium will help children cope with the loss of a loved one.

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have a special connection to this county.

Meghan Markle has roots in Norfolk and Suffolk it emerged today.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, affecting one in five people. And summer is the time when GPs and dermatologists see a rise in consultations from those concerned they could be at risk.

Writers’ Centre Norwich is celebrating securing the final piece of funding needed for its ambitious project to transform Norwich’s historic Dragon Hall into the National Centre for Writing.

It’s hard to think anyone could see a future for this rather unattractive, purpose-built grain store. But one developer with a great imagination worked his magic to transform it into a stunning home.

The Brexit-loving spoof presenter is back filming a new BBC TV series for later this year - but will Alan Partridge be making a trip up the A11 from London to Norfolk in This Time with Alan Partridge?

The potential closure of a poultry factory in Scotland could see jobs and investment come to East Anglia as work is outsourced to Bernard Matthews.

Maternal Mental Health Week inspired Wymondham mum-of-two and blogger Sally White to share some tips

It famously featured parts of Norfolk as the wild backdrop to its tumultuous plot.

There is a lot to look forward to at the Norwich Arts Centre this season. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a look at the summer line-up.

Norfolk-based Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate was the special guest as disabled swimmers took part in a “wonderful” gala.

Daniel Farke is well respected in Germany but the Norwich City head coach is unlikely to be a front-runner for the vacancy at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Eight of the GoGoHares leveret sculptures will be making an early appearance at a pop-up trail at Pensthorpe Natural Park this Saturday.

Two new GoGoHares characters have stepped out into the limelight ahead of the charity art trail taking place across Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

With pressure mounting on finite land supplies, a Norfolk firm is changing the game for potato production – speeding growth by giving growers complete environmental control inside aeroponic “pods”. BETHANY WHYMARK reports.

Ahead of today’s final-day game at Hillsborough, EDP and Evening News entertainment editor Simon Parkin, a Norfolk-based Owls fan, reviews a season which has not gone to plan for Sheffield Wednesday.

Some of the country’s leading musicians are heading to north Norfolk over the bank-holiday weekend for a series of free events to entertain people aged between two and 102.

Legendary South African a cappella male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who found global fame on Paul Smith’s Graceland album, tells us about bringing their rich harmonies to the Norfolk and Norwich and Bury St Edmunds festivals this month.

Patients needing treatment for serious heart problems could have to travel up to 100 miles under proposals put forward for redesigning the region’s health system.

A Norfolk-based gifts and grooming firm has grown from a bedroom business to span the globe – caring for beards in Dubai and moustaches in Japan.

The new Coasthopper bus route in north Norfolk has been re-launched with extended services through Overstrand, Trimingham and Mundesley and on to North Walsham.

Do villagers on our coast yearn to travel to inland hotspots? Keith Skipper wonders...

Whatever happens when people head to the polling stations next Thursday, voters in University and Wensum wards are guaranteed to have a new face representing them at Norwich City Council afterwards.

Welcome to the wonderful world of being a family of five, writes

a mum who has been there, done that but probably can’t find the tee-shirt under a mountain of laundry

An East Anglian care farm described as a “trailblazer” has scooped a national award.

Thorpe Hamlet and Town Close are two wards where the Green Party will be determined to see off the challenge of Labour.

A fresh bid has been lodged to turn a Norwich pub, which closed its doors more than three years ago, into houses.

A Norfolk district council has successfully closed a flat in Sheringham after the resident began using power tools and playing loud music in his apartment.

Norfolk’s legendary “graffilthy” artist Ruddy Muddy captured the Royal birth in his own unique style.

Truffles and ice creams win big for Norfolk brand.

Work has begun on a multi-million pound project to prepare a Norwich depot for the new fleet of trains that will serve the region from 2019.

The Archers’ Tim Bentinck remembers getting up to no good during school holidays in Norfolk, why writing comes easier in the county and laments the loss of rural railways.

They are a series of comical sketches drawn by a Norfolk-based pilot while he was imprisoned in a German PoW camp.

The results of a housing survey have revealed that there has been a significant increase in property prices in one of Norfolk’s most popular seaside towns while wages have stagnated.

One of the GoGoHares sculptures set to hop into Norwich this summer will be revealed at an event in a city department store next week.

So what parenting equipment is actually essential? A Norwich mum-of-two and blogger bigs up backpacks, buggies and Netflix

A search for a missing girl led to police finding a Norwich flat which had been “cuckooed” by London drug dealers as a base to sell drugs, a court heard.

A north Norfolk-based health and wellbeing charity is appealing for public support to help it win a National Lottery grant of £35,000.

“I am myself a Norfolk man, and glory in being so.”

Today marks the 100-day countdown to the first ever Norfolk Day on July 27. To celebrate people have said on social media why they think Norfolk is special.

For those born and bred in Norfolk, there is no denying that the county is one of the friendliest and most welcoming places to live.

A Scottish soldier who died 100 years ago is to be remembered by a Norfolk village after a local historian uncovered his connection to the parish.

Evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster Dr Ben Garrod - known for TV shows like Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur, Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots, The Day the Dinosaurs Died and Secrets of Bones - shares how growing up in East Anglia sparked his love of nature.

Poppet the house hen rushes to greet her owner and makes a few appreciative clucking sounds when she bags a spot on her favourite chair.

Norfolk is a county which has historically always inspired creatives; from artists, to writers, to poets.

Simon Arnes, William H Brown’s managing director and auctioneer, reports on his firm’s sale held at Barnham Broom yesterday.

Ceramics entrepreneur Emma Bridgewater has become a new patron of Norfolk-based children’s charity Break.

A building company has launched a small grants fund for Norfolk-based charities and groups.

A new heritage trail revealing the history and hidden secrets of Holt has been formally unveiled.

A Norfolk man who has lost nearly a third of his body weight is headed to London for one of the biggest physical challenges of his life.

Bringing the bedroom coder into the workplace has helped a Norfolk technology firm to combat the industry’s skills shortage – and now it is calling for other businesses to join in.

At first sight, Lindsey Beard might look like the kind of fitness devotee who has been into sport and working out for almost as long as she’s been walking and talking.

An ‘urgent’ meeting has been called to discuss a controversial scheme for new homes in a north Norfolk village.

Football fans will hold a minute’s applause to remember a popular roofer and keen sportsman.

A former soldier who beat cancer is hoping to complete a globetrotting physical challenge to raise money and awareness for others facing the disease.

Norfolk has eight new deputy lieutenants after their appointments were approved by the Queen.

National Hunt racing’s big names are out in force on Saturday afternoon when Fakenham stages a seven-race re-arranged card following the loss of Easter Monday’s weather-hit fixture.

Another stunning GoGo Hare has been completed, with a stellar ‘tale’ behind the leveret’s creation.

A once integral part of Cromer’s community has fallen by the wayside having been sold off to private landowners.

The gal Sheila has done it again... one of our most popular local authors who has written more than a dozen books about the people and places of Norfolk has come up with another cracker.

It is absolutely shameful that the council has allowed the sale of the site off Hall Road including Norwich cattle market.

In the same year Manfred Mann first shook the airwaves with the hit Mighty Quinn, Norfolk-based children’s charity Break was just getting started.

Harry Teal and Tom Gredley, two riders still able to claim weight allowances, have top chances of landing doubles at Fakenham’s Easter Monday seven-race meeting.

A Norfolk-based outsourcing group has added nearly £100m in forward orders in the last year, helped by public sector contracts.

On April 1 2018 the RAF marks its 100th anniversary. Steve Snelling charts the remarkable story of Norfolk’s longest-serving military air base - RAF Marham.

Norwich City defender Christoph Zimmermann lent his support to the Proud Canaries FC during the international break.

People will be able to read all about the news of our fine city on one of the GoGoHares sculptures set to decorate Norwich this summer.

If you are eggs-pecting the Easter bunny on Sunday, make sure you make room for his friend recycling rabbit too

The Norwich Northern Distributor is to be renamed the Broadland Northway.

Were you a fancy dresser?

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

They knew how to dress up years ago... and these wonderful old outfits would have all been handmade.

A Norfolk nature lover has exposed how our discarded bottles and cans are acting as a graveyard for our shrews and voles.

It stands 20ft high, is made of bronze and was inspired by a child’s anatomical toy.

Little owls of all shapes and sizes are set to pop up in Holt shop windows, thanks to the artistic efforts of local primary school pupils.

All you need is love... or a chance to star in a film made by top director Danny Boyle in Norfolk.

Instagram users demonstrate the most photogenic places to visit in Diss.

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle has given a high school a starring role in his new film - and some of the pupils could be cast as extras.

Essence Foods takes two prizes at World Marmalade Awards

A Norfolk charity will receive thousands of pounds raised by attendees of the Wayland Agricultural Society’s Spring Ball.

A county council leader’s attack on Norfolk’s ‘also ran’ MPs was a cry for help, one of them said today.

As chair of the Independent Remuneration Panel that reviewed the allowances paid to Norfolk county councillors, I was pleased that journalists at the EDP continue to hold members to account.

He is best known for being a member of the British vocal group Blake and playing the part of Dr Harry Tressler in TV’s Holby City but now he wants to buy a property in Norfolk. Property editor Caroline Culot spoke to actor/singer Jules Knight.

A passionate doctor and writer who was a familiar face on the former About Anglia television show has died.

A top aerobatic team, whose pilots are all ex-Red Arrows, will be starring in the first ever Great Yarmouth Air Show this summer.

An East Anglian food factory has welcomed secondary school students to its site as part of a programme aimed at offering youngsters insights into the world of work.

Meet Hare-mione - the newest GoGoHare sculpture to be conjured up for the charity art trail that will decorate Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

A removals firm which has been based in Norfolk for 30 years has announced it has stopped trading with immediate effect.

Ahead of this evening’s rearranged fixture at Oakwell, Norfolk-based Barnsley fan William Yeomans provides some insight from the Tykes camp after two losses on the bounce.

Communities across Norfolk are set to benefit from road improvements, with more than £800,000 due to be spent on almost 140 schemes.

A classic vehicles day is one of several events taking place at Stody Lodge Gardens in May.

Tributes have been paid to Norfolk and Minor Counties cricket stalwart David Armstrong, who has died aged 81.

A new series of guides about the wildlife of the Brecks have been created in the hope of introducing new people to the fascinating area.

I hope that most of you realise when you read my weekly column that it is my opinion.

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